Subject Matter Experts SMEs

Unity College
Maine, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 22, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Instructional Technology & Design, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Geology & Earth Sciences, Other Science & Technology, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus)
Employment Type
Part Time

Position Title:

Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)

Reports To:

Technical Institute for Environmental Professions

FLSA Status:

Non Exempt

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Geographic Location:

NG - New Gloucester

About Unity College:

For more than fifty years, Unity College has been preparing the next generation of environmental professionals and leaders to successfully face real-world challenges. With environmentally focused degrees, Unity College offers affordable and accessible bachelors degrees, masters degrees, certificates, and non-degree courses through a variety of modalities including hybrid, in-person, hyflex, and online.

Our Mission:

Through the framework of sustainability science, Unity College provides a liberal arts education that emphasizes the environment and natural resources. Through experiential and collaborative learning, our graduates emerge as responsible citizens, environmental stewards, and visionary leaders.

The Institute

The Technical Institute for Environmental Professions, located on the Pineland Farms campus of Unity College in New Gloucester, Maine delivers a highly flexible (HyFlex) education leveraging our new campus. The institute is designed to provide an accessible and affordable option to upskill, retrain, or start a brand-new career. Our programs provide preparation for high demand industries from aquaculture, to data analytics, to veterinary technology, and more. Our programs are built on the principles of competency-based education allowing learners to attain Associate degrees, certificates, and micro-credentials.

The Position

The Technical Institute for Environmental Professions at Unity College is seeking qualified, innovative, and enthusiastic individuals to provide subject matter expertise, in the areas listed below. SMEs will work with the instructional designer to develop a complete course to include teaching materials, assessments, discussions, and possible videos.

Licensed Professions
  • Veterinary Technology
  • Wastewater Technology
Workforce Courses
  • Data Analytics
  • GIS
  • Information Technology
  • Urban Agriculture
  • Renewable Energy
  • Aquaculture
General Education
  • Foundational Sciences: Physics, Chemistry, Biology
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Climate Change
  • Algebra and Statistics
  • Communications
  • Research
  • For licensed professions, a current, valid license is required
  • For workforce courses, the minimum required is an Associate degree with three years of relevant experience; a bachelors is preferred
  • For general education courses, a masters degree is required
  • Previous curriculum development experience is a plus
Required Skills
  • Must be comfortable with navigating technology
  • Must have the ability to comfortably use Zoom, Microsoft Office, Internet
  • Must have strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately
  • Personal commitment to the environmental focus and mission of the college
  • A commitment to the success of the course(s) being developed

These are temporary, part-time positions and are not eligible for benefits. SMEs will be paid to develop the courses.

At Unity College, we don't just accept difference we celebrate it, we support it,
and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our students, and our community.
Unity College is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

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